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Physician - Pediatric Neurologist

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:


  • Specialty:Pediatric Neurology
  • Schedule: Full-time clinic (M-F, closed weekends/holidays) and participating in call as mutually arranged with other providers
  • Practice Detail:1 full-time physician and 2 APRNs
  • EMR System:Cerner/Athena
  • Hospital:Ascension Studer Family Children's Hospital
  • Location:Pensacola, FL
  • Visa Eligibility:not eligibleBenefits Paid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term & short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.Responsibilities Ascension Sacred Heart is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Neurologist to join our Pediatric Neurology Department at The Studer Family Children's Hospital.This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Sacred Heart to provide medical services to patients.Position Highlights:
  • Experienced, collegial partners and staff
  • Region's only children's hospital, offering a wide range of services including PICU, the area's only Level III NICU, Cancer Care, and Rehabilitation
  • Full Pediatric Subspecialty support
  • Affiliation with University of Florida (UF) Pediatric ResidencyPristine beaches, warm Gulf of Mexico waters, nature preservesRapidly growing communityNo state income taxResponsibilities:Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills.Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.About Ascension Sacred Heart Studer Family Childrens HospitalAs part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the worlds largest Catholic health system, Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is a 566-bed facility that offers:Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915.While our technology has improved dramatically, and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.The Studer Family Childrens Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart is Northwest Floridas only hospital solely dedicated to the care of sick and injured babies and children.The Childrens Hospital provides quality, compassionate care to children, regardless of their patients ability to pay.We offer a wide range of services to meet all the childs medical needs, from the areas only Level III neonatal ICU to PIC, cancer care, rehabilitation, and a medical staff of more than 120 board-certified physicians, caring for children across 30 pediatric specialties.Our campus includes an onsite Ronald McDonald House and in-house Ronald McDonald Family Room, a regional pediatric dialysis center, pediatric sedation for imaging studies (only hospital in the area).About PensacolaHome to pristine white beaches and the iconic emerald waters of the Gulf Coast (consistently voted one of the top beaches in the country)Pensacola boasts a rich history including pre-Civil War forts, archaeological sites, the title of Americas first settlement, and is home to the US Navys flight demonstration squadron, The Blue Angels.Cost of living below the national averageThe perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center, Pensacolas temperate and climate offer a friendly community and an unparalleled quality of life.Pensacola prides itself on its diverse and emerging cultures. Annual festivals, events, and performances display the regions greatest musicians, food, artists, shows, and vendors that captivate the heart and history of the area.About Ascension Medical GroupAscension Medical Group is a clinician-led provider organization focused on delivering high-quality health outcomes and an exceptional patient experience. With 2,000 sites of care and 7,600 providers, physicians and advanced practice providers have the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians across one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the U.S. When you join our team, you'll benefit from competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, innovative technology and countless opportunities for growth.Requirements Licensure/Certification/Registration:
    • Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Florida Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Board eligibility/certification in medical specialty required.
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.Education:
      • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required.Why Join Our Team Ascension Sacred Heart is a leading provider of high-quality healthcare to children and adults in South Alabama and Northwest Florida communities and operates Northwest Florida's only children's hospital. Our faith-based ministry offers caregivers the opportunity to flourish personally and professionally in a variety of specialties, including cardiology, brain and spine, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics and cancer care.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information, view the poster or poster.As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.E-Verify Statement This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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